Dr. Joseph Nnanna

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Dr. Joseph Nnanna - Assistant Professor

 

Education:

Dr. Joseph Nnanna is an Assistant Professor of Management and Accounting in NWOSU's - Division of Business.  Dr. Nnanna earned his BBA in Accounting at SWOSU.  His MBA in Management was awarded from Florida Metropolitan University in Tampa, FL. followed by the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Management from Argosy University in Dallas, TX.

 

Research Areas:

Topics of research that Dr. Nnanna pursues include governance and independence in banking, change management, and topics involving globalization and international commerce.  Recently, Dr. Nnanna published an article in Asian Economic and Financial Review entitled "An Analysis of Corporate Governance in the Nigerian Banking industry: The role of ethics."  Dr. Nnanna co-authored a study on programs for international students in Oklahoma universities.  This study was presented in 2013 at the MBAA International Conference in Chicago, IL. By Dr. Nnanna and NWOSU colleague, Dr. Zhou. Furthermore, Dr. Nnanna has published articles in the journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign trade studies, Journal of Public Policy and Governance, Journal of Social Economics and The International Journal of Business, Economics and Management to name a few.  Dr. Nnanna has served as moderator during the MBAA/BSG conferences.

 

Courses:

At Northwestern, Dr. Nnanna teaches management and accounting courses.  Financial Accounting (ACCT2123) and Auditing (ACCT4173) are the two accounting courses taught most often.  Management courses include Organizational Behavior (MGMT3433) and Cross-cultural Management (MGMT4343). 

 

Professional Experience:

Dr. Nnanna has a remarkable history of professional experience in accounting with both private and public organizations.  Dr. Nnanna served as a risk analyst for JP Morgan, Sr. Accountant for Blue Lynx Media, a national news outlet.  Dr. Nnanna consulted with the Nigerian Central Bank regarding policies on their national banking system. In that period, he formed a consulting firm and facilitated process improvement strategies for startup firms. He has also served as a Sr. Staff accountant for Lehigh Hanson, one of the nation's largest suppliers of construction materials in the US. 

 

Memberships & Activities:

Dr. Nnanna serves on NWOSU's Diversity Committee. In that capacity he serves on the diversity committee as well as the planning committee. In 2013, Dr. Nnanna was a panelist at the International Conference on Economic, Finance and Management Outlooks, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In this capacity he was responsible for awarding the best paper and presentation. He is a member of the DOB Planning Committee.

 

Contact information:

Dr. Nnanna office is located on the Enid campus, E114.  He may be reached at 580/327-3132 or at ujnnanna@nwosu.edu.